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electron Physical Science Imaging Centre (ePSIC) opening ceremony

A pioneering new centre for the study of nanoscale materials involving the Department has opened on the Harwell Science Campus, boosting the UK's world-leading science and technology infrastructure.  ePSIC's two state-of-the-art electron microscopes will provide top-of-the-line resolution down to 0.5 Angstroms for research groups looking to determine the atomic structure and characteristics of technologically important materials.  Read more...

Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp

Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp

Recently graduated doctoral student Jing Hu was one of only 25 students worldwide selected to attend the 1st Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp at Berkeley in August 2016. Jing comments “The bootcamp was amazing. I’ve learnt so much in the two weeks” You can also watch her team make their group pitch at the closing ceremony.

Jan Mol

Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Dr Jan Mol has been awarded a 5 year Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship to develop graphene-based single-molecule DNA sequencing techniques for the identification of infectious agents, detection of drug resistance and to enable cheap portable gene sequencing devices. 

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Department 60th Anniversary
28th September 2016 (Wednesday)

David Cockayne Centre for Electron Microscopy (DCCEM) Open Afternoon
4th October 2016 (Tuesday 2pm)

Hirsch Lecture 2017
17th January 2016 (Tuesday 5pm)

Oxford University Open Days
28th and 29th June 2017 (Wednesday and Thursday)

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Research Seminars

Supramolecular DNA Hydrogels
26th September 2016 (Monday 2pm)

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